|Assets:||Has a motor that doesn't know the word 'quit'. Possesses leadership qualities and sound two-way instincts for the game. Also displays NHL size.|
|Flaws:||The jury is out on his scoring upside at the highest level. Must add even more strength to better be able to become a more physical performer.|
|Career Potential:||Gritty depth winger with a little upside.|
|2/06/2014||Acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets.|
|9/19/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|9/19/2013||Placed on waivers by the Columbus Blue Jackets for the purpose of being assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|7/18/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a one-year contract.|
|3/10/2013||Acquired from the Winnipeg Jets.|
|1/18/2013||Assigned to St. John's (AHL).|
|1/13/2013||Recalled from St. John's (AHL).|
|9/21/2012||Signed by the St. John's IceCaps (AHL).|
|9/11/2012||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Winnipeg Jets to a one-year contract.|
|4/09/2012||Assigned to St. John's (AHL).|
|3/18/2012||Recalled from St. John's (AHL).|
|2/07/2012||Assigned to St. John's (AHL).|
|1/30/2012||Recalled from St. John's (AHL).|
|9/30/2011||Placed on waivers for the purpose of being assigned to St. John's (AHL).|
|7/18/2011||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Winnipeg Jets to a one-year contract.|
|2/28/2011||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|2/13/2011||Recalled from Chicago (AHL).|
|1/19/2011||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|1/09/2011||Recalled from Chicago (AHL).|
|9/27/2010||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|11/13/2009||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|11/12/2009||Recalled from Chicago (AHL).|
|9/26/2009||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|3/19/2009||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|3/16/2009||Recalled from Chicago (AHL).|
|9/27/2008||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|5/02/2008||Released from amateur tryout contract (ATO) by the Chicago Wolves (AHL).|
|4/18/2008||Signed by Chicago Wolves (AHL).|
|3/27/2008||Signed by the Atlanta Thrashers.|
|2/06/2014||Columbus Blue Jackets traded Spencer Machacek to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Paul Thompson.|
|3/10/2013||Winnipeg Jets traded Spencer Machacek to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Tomas Kubalik.|
|6/23/2007||Drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 3rd round (67th overall) in 2007.|
Penguins acquire Spencer Machacek | 02/06/2014 5:55 PM
NewsSpencer Machacek has been traded to Pittsburgh in exchange for Paul Thompson.
ImpactHe has nine goals and 19 points in 34 games with AHL Springfield this season. In 25 NHL outings, he has nine points.
Blue Jackets send 17 players to AHL | 09/19/2013 6:31 PM
NewsSpencer Machacek was sent to the minors on Thursday.
ImpactHe will have to clear waivers first though. Columbus also assigned Alex Aleardi, Sean Collins, Jake Hansen, Andrew Joudrey, Jeremy Langlois, Broc Little, Spencer Machacek, Jonathan Marchessault, Lukas Sedlak, Dalton Smith and Trent Vogelhuber; and defensemen Thomas Larkin, Joe Lavin, Austin Madaisky, Patrick McNeill, Blake Parlett and Frederic St. Denis to AHL Springfield. McNeill and St. Denis also have to clear waivers before reporting to the minors.
Spencer Machacek inks new deal with CBJ | 07/19/2013 3:56 PM
NewsThe Columbus Blue Jackets have re-signed Spencer Machacek.
ImpactColumbus acquired Machacek from the Winnipeg Jets in March in exchange for Tomas Kubalik. Machacek had 16 goals and 39 points in 75 AHL games last season.
Blue Jackets acquire Spencer Machacek | 03/10/2013 2:18 PM
NewsThe Columbus Blue Jackets received winger Spencer Machacek in exchange for Tomas Kubalik from the Winnipeg Jets.
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ImpactNeither player is expected to be a difference-maker in fantasy, if they're even playing at the NHL level with regularity.
Spencer Machacek heads back to St. John's | 01/18/2013 5:24 PM
NewsSpencer Machacek has been returned to AHL St. John's.
ImpactMachacek has 18 points and 26 penalty minutes in 36 AHL games in 2012-13. He might end up getting some playing time with the Jets later this season.
Spencer Machacek scores in loss | 01/04/2013 9:25 PM
NewsSpencer Machacek potted a goal in St. John's 3-2 loss to Manchester on Friday night.
ImpactMachacek isn't the most offensively-skilled player, but he's a hard worker who could find a niche in a bottom-six role in the NHL. Thus far, he has 17 points in 35 AHL games.
|Penalty Minutes||7||2011-12 (Wpg)|
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